On This Day

What Happened on October 10, 1899

Historical Events

  • African-American inventor Issac R. Johnson patents the bicycle frame

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Norton, South African tennis player (Wimbledon 1921 runner-up), born in Robben Island, South Africa (d. 1956)
1899 Highlights

About October 10, 1899

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 9 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra